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Sparks

A quasi-random sampling of interesting tidbits…

Surprising research on what motivates people – If you manage people or are involved in organizational design, this RSA Animates talk by Daniel Pink will give you something to chew on. [via Terrence Kwan]

Recycled bag maker Freitag recycles media content – Freitag’s participatory concept art project is a media content production corollary to their bag-making process [via @gary_hustwit]

Correction tape ad leverages Web 2.0 – Though the product is prosaic, this interactive YouTube-based ad is cutting-edge [via @jkolko]

Artist/designer Helmut Smits burns IKEA – This video is worth checking out if only to remember how to start a fire without matches [via Core77]

An incredible collection of origami – This set of paper sculptures includes an origami Yoda and a working model of a V-12 engine – ’nuff said. [via ChaCha]

Sparks (formerly “Tidbits”)

Beautiful mistakesGlitch art [via REfeeded]

A preview of coming attractions – We hosted alexandluke.com in our Airstream this week via airbnb, and they were kind enough to sit down with me for an interview. Next week, I’ll be posting a more in-depth piece on their unique exploration of traveling, social media, and the borders between online and offline worlds.

A novel product solution for a basic needThe Keyport [via engadget]

Rapid development 72-hour urban action architecture contest [via pruned]

A really fun step programming musical instrument for the iPhone (you will instantly be making music with this!) – The Beatwave app [via Theresa]

An incredible graffiti animationBig Bang Boom